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confess

 
Verb confess has 3 senses
  1. confess, squeal, shrive - confess to a punishable or reprehensible deed, usually under pressure
    --1 is one way to admit, acknowledge
    Derived forms: noun confession2, noun confession1, noun confessor2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  2. concede, profess, confess - admit, make a clean breast of; "She confessed that she had taken the money"
    --2 is one way to admit, acknowledge
    Derived forms: noun confession2, noun confession1, noun confessor2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  3. confess - confess to God in the presence of a priest, as in the Catholic faith
    --3 is one way to
    admit, acknowledge
    Derived forms: noun confession3, noun confessor1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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